Find the best of DC, Maryland and Virginia Theatre, Music and Dance Performances, Museums, Galleries, Classes in The Arts, and more at CultureCapital.com. Search here by date, range of dates, locality and interest, and choose from among 300 arts presenters throughout the Metro DC region. There are even categories for Festivals, Food, Lectures, Films, Free and Family Events!
CultureCapital is celebrating our 10th year with a new website site loaded with features including redesigned event pages providing better views on your devices, videos trailers to preview events and a build your own itinerary feature with restaurant picks and reserved parking. We invite you to visit and bookmark CultureCapital and Subscribe to our Insider, Weekend, Arts Preview and Adult Classes e-newsletters to Get The Arts.
Apr. 9 – 10 Classically trained violist Wil B. and violinist Kev Marcus are back with their distinctive multi-genre sound that is perfectly described as “classical boom.”
Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton with members of the National PhilharmonicStrathmore
Sat. Apr 6 Fischer and her band return to Strathmore, this time for a fully orchestrated performance.
The Triplets of Belleville Cine-ConcertStrathmore
Thu. Apr 18 The animated French feature The Triplets of Belleville & Charest are back; with Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville, he recreates live the original score as the film itself is beamed onto the big screen.
Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of HumanitySignature Theatre
Mar. 26 – Apr. 7 Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative work, a brutal and elegant exploration of the unifying virtue of art and what things are most worth saving when the world is collapsing.
Amanda PalmerNational Theatre
Fri. Apr 5 Amanda Palmer (co-founder of the Dresden Dolls) comes to D.C. for a concert in support of her first solo album in more than six years
Chick Corea & Béla FleckStrathmore
Fri. May 10 Chick Corea and Béla Fleck, two master songwriters, musicians, and band leaders come together for a genre-busting pairing of piano and banjo.
Eliot ChangAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Mar 29 Now is your chance to experience Chang’s comedy live at AMP!
Grand Hotel, The MusicalSignature Theatre
Apr. 2 – May. 19 At the bustling Grand Hotel a series of eclectic guests and staff including a fading ballerina, a destitute baron, a wannabe-starlet typist, and an ailing bookkeeper collide in a non-stop musical toast to the high life.
Mon. Apr 8 This Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer delights audiences in every show and role, from film and television to voiceover and stage.
Sun. Apr 14 Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin.
Tinsley Ellis & Coco MontoyaAMP by Strathmore
Tue. Mar 26 Two of blues’ finest players share AMP’s stage.
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra: Cosmic DepthStrathmore
Sun. Mar 31 From Maryland’s capital to the Music Center, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) shares memorable symphonic music in this afternoon program.
PhilharmonixSixth & I
Sat. May 4
Washington National Opera: Eugene OneginThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Mar 29
National Symphony Orchestra: Debussy's La merThe Kennedy Center
Apr. 11 – 13
Tastes of the MediterraneanFolger Theatre
Mar. 29 – 31
Direct Current: Du Yun with OK MissThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 5
Mariinsky Ballet: Le CorsaireThe Kennedy Center
Apr. 9 – 14
Love's Labor's LostFolger Theatre
Apr. 30 – Jun. 9
Broadway Center Stage: TommyThe Kennedy Center
Apr. 25 – 28
Washington Performing Arts Gospel ChoirsStrathmore
Fri. Jun 7
Jay LenoThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 26
New York City Ballet: Works by Reisen, Balanchine & RobbinsThe Kennedy Center
Apr. 2 – 7
National Symphony Orchestra: Saint-Saëns's Organ SymphonyThe Kennedy Center
Apr. 25 – 27